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University of Salzburg Business School

SMBS, the Business School of the University of Salzburg, located in Salzburg’s old town center, offers a wide range of postgraduate programs with focus on management and leadership. 


The study program includes our part-time Executive MBA, which can be flexibly designed, as well as our Global Executive MBA including international modules. In addition, the part-time Pathway to Ph.D./ Doctorate program is offered in cooperation with UniSC Australia. 

On top of these programs, SMBS offers a variety of university courses such as the Academic Expert in General Management, certificate courses such as the CEO Masterclass Series, Circular Economy and a compact course for supervisory board members. The teaching content of the programs is practice-orientated and enables interested parties to study in person and on the job. 

With over 20 years of experience and more than 5.000 graduates, SMBS combines academic excellence with practical education. 

Pathway to Ph.D. Program

The structured and part-time program for your doctorate / Ph.D. studies with our partners. Your path to a part-time Ph.D. program includes the opportunity to apply and enroll at one of our partner universities.
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SMBS - Studying at the Business School of the University of Salzburg

As a 100% subsidiary of the renowned Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, SMBS has been the top address for part-time, international management education and training in Salzburg for 20 years. Executives at all career levels, managers, specialists and entrepreneurs will find their educational partner for lifelong learning with us.
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CEO Masterclass

The CEO Masterclass "Transaction Based Growth Management" is optimized for CEOs, Managing Directors or General Managers. This unique program features all five most important strategic transaction types in one class: Alliances, Licensing, Spin-offs, Acquisitions, Divestments.
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